Mary Alice Musgrave 1938-2019


Mary A. Musgrave, age 80, of Decatur went to be with the Lord at 8:23 pm. Friday, January 25, 2019.

Mary was born in Leesburg, Florida in November of1938 the daughter of Daniel Lee and Mamie Collins. She married the love of her life Billy Joe Musgrave in November of 1978. A picture defining the love they shared was taken at Johnsons Beach in Ocala, Florida. She was a devoted Christian woman. She enjoyed taking vacations, volunteering at the New Life Pregnancy Center of Decatur, and giving of her time to several church camps around central Illinois.

Surviving is her loving husband, Billy Joe Musgrave, daughters, Patti (Jack) Ackles, Tanya (Carle) Smith, Rhoda Benton, sons, Terry Musgrave, Doug Musgrave, and brother, Bill Collins grandchildren, Aleicia Boomer, Scotty Powell, Josh and Jamey Ackles, Kandi Shaw, Brandon Arganbright, James Scharnett, Jason and Kristina Korando, Rowdy and Ryan Smith, Sarah Musgrave, Jennifer and Deborah Benton, Cindy and Josh Musgrave along with several nieces, nephews and great grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her mother and father, brother, Lee Collins, sisters, Queen Sears and Hattie Hamblin, daughters, Rose Smith, Deborah Weldon, Donna Korando, Deborah Musgrave, son, Michael Musgrave and grandson, Jerry Benton.

The celebration of her life will be held at the First Baptist Church of Mt. Zion, IL., Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 5:30 pm. Donations in Memory of Mary to New Life Pregnancy Center of Decatur.

Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

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